Justin B. Dimick
University of Michigan
Publications 467
#1John R. Montgomery (UM: University of Michigan)
#2Seth A. Waits (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 13
Last.Dana A. Telem (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 18
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#1Joceline V. Vu (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 3
#2Calista M. Harbaugh (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 11
Last.Gurjit Sandhu (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 5
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Objective The importance of feedback is well recognized in surgical training. Although there is increased focus on leadership as an essential competency in surgical training, it is unclear whether surgical residents receive effective feedback on leadership performance. We performed an exploratory qualitative study with surgical residents to understand current leadership-specific feedback practices in one surgical training program. Design We conducted semistructured interviews with surgical resid...
#1Kyle H. Sheetz (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 16
#2Karan R. Chhabra (UM: University of Michigan)
Last.Hari Nathan (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 29
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Importance Various clinical societies and patient advocacy organizations continue to encourage minimum volume standards at hospitals that perform certain high-risk operations. Although many clinicians and quality and safety experts believe this can improve outcomes, the extent to which hospitals have responded to these discretionary standards remains unclear. Objective To evaluate the association between short-term clinical outcomes and hospitals’ adherence to the Leapfrog Group’s minimum volume...
Background and objectives Despite the potential for improving health status or increasing access to transplantation, national practice patterns for bariatric surgery in obese patients with ESKD are poorly understood. The purpose of this study was to describe current trends in surgical care for this population. Design, setting, participants, & measurements Using 100% Medicare data, we identified all beneficiaries undergoing bariatric surgery in the United States between 2006 and 2016. We evaluate...
#1David R. Urbach (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 34
#2Justin B. Dimick (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 62
Last.Atul A. Gawande (Harvard University)H-Index: 59
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Studies show that the World Health Organization’s surgery checklist saves lives around the world, say Alex Haynes and Atul Gawande. But David Urbach and Justin Dimick argue that there’s not enough evidence to say for sure
#1Justin B. Dimick (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 62
#2Art Sedrakyan (Cornell University)H-Index: 37
Last.Peter McCulloch (University of Oxford)H-Index: 38
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#2Jyothi R. Thumma (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 12
Last.Justin B. Dimick (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 62
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Abstract Background Sleeve gastrectomy has become the most common procedure performed for weight loss. But emerging data indicate that this procedure can result in lifestyle-limiting gastroesophageal reflux disease. The influence of these gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms on patient satisfaction with the procedure has not been explored. Methods Using a statewide, bariatric-specific data registry, we studied 6,608 patients who underwent laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy from 2013 to 2017. We...